Why Facebook Swallowed WhatsApp!
Walther Nagler, Martin Ebner, Martin Schön, Social Learning, Graz University of Technology, Austria
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-16-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
Since 2007 Graz University of Technology has undertaken questionnaires on its first-year students. The main goal of that annual survey basically concentrates on the IT- and Web-competences as long as they are related to e-learning. The long-term results display progresses and trends that need to be taken into account for a university´s e-learning strategy. The results of this year mainly state a tremendous triumph of the application WhatsApp. It´s influence on the usage of other applications and it´s relation to Facebook is specially focused. There is no evidence that using WhatsApp has a negative effect on Facebook. Quite the contrary; WhatsApp is another big push on the steady growing usage of modern media for learning purposes.
Nagler, W., Ebner, M. & Schön, M. (2015). Why Facebook Swallowed WhatsApp!. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 1872-1881). Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 24, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/151462/.
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